Alienware M11X R2 - Intel Core i5

  • Alienware M11X R2 - Intel Core i5
85
Based on 15 scores, 24 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    7
  • Good:
    7
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Excellent build quality. Decent battery life. Tiny games machine
  • Choice between Core i3, i5 and i7 processors; two headphone jacks; backlit keyboard; Nvidia Optimus graphics switching technology; DisplayPort and HDMI outputs; excellent graphics performance; outstanding battery life; affordable for a gaming laptop.
  • Strong 3D Graphics, Attractive Design With Customizable LED Lighting, Excellent Peripheral Connectivity

Cons:

  • Can't game on external monitor. Top options expensive
  • Lacks VGA port; heavy and thick for a 11.6-inch portable.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechSmart.co.za on

The M11X is a very impressive machine, one of the first true compact gaming notebooks, able to play the latest games even though it sports the dimensions of an ultraportable. If you're a gamer wanting a compact LAN solution, then the M11X is almost...

By HEXUS.net on 90

Dell's Alienware M11x is undoubtedly the most powerful 11.6in notebook we've ever tested. The combination of an ultra-low-voltage Intel Core i5 processor and an NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M GPU delivers punchy performance that's rarely seen in a...

By eTech Reviews on

This is the second Alienware M11x I am getting in my labs for review. The first one had a Core 2 Duo CPU where as this one is based on Core i7 chips with Nvidia Optimus technology. This laptop looks quite attractive. The interiors are all black and...

By PC Authority on

Alienware’s tiny gaming terror returns, and this time with a performance upgrade. But is the M11x still our favourite portable gaming powerhouse?...

By Expert Reviews on 60

A portable laptop that can play Crysis for almost two hours on battery power is almost unbelievable, but it's tragically let down by the poor screen...

By Stuff.tv on 80

Not quite the performance upgrade we hoped for, but still the ultimate ultra-light laptop for games...

By HardwareHeaven on 100

Thinking back to our experience with the original M11x it is fair to say that we were completely blown away by that model. Alienware managed to produce a killer machine which offered great portability, excellent battery life and fantastic performance...

By Guru of 3D on

Final Words & Conclusion Alright you guys, this review is coming from a desktop component review website, I must admit -- we are still looking and seeking a good format for our laptop reviews. It is a new thing for us but with gaming desktops and...

By CNET Asia on 82

Decked out with the latest Core-i processors and auto-graphics switching, the Alienware M11x is the best gaming machine for virtual warriors on the road....

By NotebookCheck on 84

To our regret, Alienware stagnates with its M11x R2. Thus, the noise emissions have improved, but in return, the temperature development has increased. The user is faced with a similar dilemma in performance. On the one hand, current Core iX...

By CNET UK on 90

Alienware's updated M11x gaming netbook is just as portable as before, but its gaming performance will melt your mind even...

By PC Pro on 83

Alienware's M11x R2 is portable, powerful and - barring the overpriced SSD - just that little bit special...

By About.com on

Pros: Strong 3D Graphics, Attractive Design With Customizable LED Lighting, Excellent Peripheral Connectivity

Cons: Thicker And Heavier Than Most 11inch Laptops, Noisy Fan When Gaming

International Review By SFT - Magazin on 90

Alienware M11x: Ab 1.600 Euro im Handel erhältlich. [Quelle: siehe Bildergalerie] Das M11x fühlt sich mit einem Gewicht von zwei Kilogramm deutlich schwerer an als herkömmliche Subnotebooks. Die üblichen Testkandidaten in dieser...

International Review By PC INpact on

Nous voici donc arrivés à terme de ce test du M11x. Que dire pour résumer ? Cette machine nous plaît rien que dans son concept, celui d'une console de jeu PC, portable et autonome. Unique.M11x nouvelle version : quelques...

International Review By GamerLobby on 88

Das Alienware M11X R2 konnte trotz seiner Schwächen überzeugen und ist uns natürlich ans Herz gewachsen. Alienware hat ganze Arbeit geleistet und das bisher stärkste Netbook auf den Markt gebracht. Erschreckend ist jedoch der...

International Review By PC Games Hardware on 88

Die Geräte der Dell-Premiummarke Alienware haben den Ruf, nicht nur hochpreisig, sondern auch hochwertig zu sein. Alienwares kleinstes Notebook, das M11x, führt diese Tradition fort. Beim Alienware M11x handelt es sich um ein...

International Review By SFT - Magazin on

Das Zocker-Subnotebook Alienware M11X im Test [Quelle: siehe Bildergalerie] Hält man das Alienware in der Hand, offenbart sich gleich ein erster Unterschied zu den leichten Net- oder Subnotebooks. Das M11X fühlt sich mit knapp über zwei...

International Review By NotebookCheck on 81

A notre regret, Alienware stagne avec son M11x R2. Le bruit a baissé, mais la température a augmenté. D'un coté les Core iX sont plus puissants dans les applications qui profitent du multi cores, il y a les fonctions Turbo Boost...

International Review By Hardwareluxx on

Bereits die Erstauflage des Alienware M11x war ein Paukenschlag – ein echtes und voll nutzbares Gaming-Notebook im 11-Zoll-Format gab es bis dahin nicht. Nun mit dem lang ersehnten Arrandale-Upgrade kann das M11x seine Vormachtstellung noch einmal...